A fine smooth faced woolen fabric for mens garments generally of two fold width ie a yard and a half so called in difference from woolens three-quarters of a yard large
- a densely textured woolen fabric with a lustrous finish
- a closely woven silk or synthetic material with a narrow crosswise rib
- A fine smooth-faced woolen cloth for men's garments, usually of two fold width (in other words., a garden . 5); -- so-called in distinction from woolens three quarters of a garden large.
(letter.) A fine smooth-faced woolen fabric for males's clothes, often of double width (for example., a yard and a half); -- so called in distinction from woolens three-quarters of a yard broad.
The manufacture of broadcloth was formerly carried on, but is now entirely decayed.